Mock Interviews help lay foundation for school-to-work success

March 17, 2015

The Lucerne Valley High School Business Club hosted its 12th annual Mock Interviews last Thursday at the high school library.

According to Nancy Monson, computer/career teacher and student events coordinator, the interviews dovetailed into classes on career applications, advanced business computers and desktop publishing.

Four LV locations raided for marijuana cultivation

March 17, 2015

LUCERNE VALLEY • County law enforcement teams served search warrants at four locations in Lucerne Valley last Monday and Tuesday, resulting in the discovering of illegal outdoor marijuana cultivation operations and the arrest of nine people.

Another search warrant was served in Landers, netting 1,018 marijuana plants and 100 pounds of processed marijuana. Four were arrested at the Landers raid.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team and deputies from the High Desert region conducted investigations over the two-day period.

What's Happening - March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015

Weather Spotters Class

The Lucerne Valley Community Emergency Response Team is going to have a weather spotters class on March 21 at the Community Center in Lucerne Valley. This is a Saturday and class starts at 10 a.m. and ends at noon.

There is no cost and it is taught by the National Weather Service. Our Lucerne Valley Disaster Readiness Council is the one to sponsor this. Hand outs will be given. This will make the persons taking class a Weather Spotter and you will have an ID given along with what to report.

Sheriff's Blotter - March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 10

9:12 p.m. A theft was reported by a Desert View Road resident.

7:14 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the area of Trade Post Road and Highway 18.

6:25 p.m. An arrest was made in the vicinity of Dallas Avenue and Old Woman Springs Road.

4:49 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported in the area of Dido Avenue and Pearl Road.

9:48 a.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace in the 9000 area of Santa Fe Road.

9:40 a.m. A petty theft was reported in the 10000 block of Palomar Avenue.

Monday, March 9

Weekly Bookings Logs - March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015

PAROLE VIOLATION: On March 6 at 7 p.m. in the 30000 block of Highway 18, 30-year-old Sergio Arencibia of Lucerne Valley was arrested on a parole violation. He was booked into the Victor Valley Station and released on March 9.

SUSPENDED LICENSE: On March 9 at 11:46, Walter Lee Williams, 53, of Lucerne Valley was arrested on three outstanding warrants totaling $35,000. The warrants included driving on a suspended license and other charges.

Recipe: Cheez-It Party Mix

March 17, 2015


This party mix is absolutely addictive and has been approved by each and every one of my family members from husband all the way down to the two year old. But, really, who couldn’t resist White Cheddar Cheez-It Grooves, pretzels, walnuts, and cereal all tossed in a savory worcestershire sauce? Certainly not me, which is why my husband was promptly instructed to take the leftovers to work after everyone enjoyed a serving of this zesty snack.


• 6 cups rice or corn cereal

• 2 cups pretzels

• 2 cups walnuts

Locals organize search party for missing woman

March 10, 2015

Senior Reporter

Friends, family and law enforcement continue to look for 29-year-old Krystie Stuart of Lucerne Valley who went missing in the late afternoon of Tuesday, March 3.

After her dental appointment, her parents expected her to go to a friend's home; however, the friend said Stuart never arrived. Stuart's white pickup truck was discovered in Apple Valley several days later, last weekend, according to the family.

Stuart has a history of depression but recently tapered off her medication, they said.

Family Science Night

March 10, 2015

Senior Reporter

At Lucerne Valley Elementary School, understanding the "scientific method" starts early.

Last Thursday evening, nearly all students participated in preparing projects for Family Science Night. All of the projects — there were more than 300 — addressed scientific basics: They posed a question, developed a hypothesis, included research, and hopefully, came to a conclusion with the help of concrete results.

Tempers flair at school board meeting

March 10, 2015

Senior Reporter

JOHNSON VALLEY • For the third month in a row, tensions were high as Dawn Turnbull butted heads with other members of the Lucerne Valley Unified School District’s governing board.

By the end of Wednesday’s meeting at the Johnson Valley Community Center, Turnbull was reprimanded by Board President Jim Harvey for what Harvey characterized as inappropriate posts on her personal Facebook page and refusing to participate as a team member and move past a long-held personal grudge against the school district.


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